28 Feb '17, 9pm

RELEASE: #UnitedNYCHalf to feature strongest-ever Japanese pro field at an @NYRR race

New York, February 28, 2017 — The 2017 United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday, March 19, will feature a five-strong contingent of top athletes from Japan racing against some of the world’s best runners, highlighting both the strength of the event’s international field and New York Road Runners’ partnership with the Ageo City Marathon. “We are excited to bring in the most talented group of Japanese runners we’ve ever had at a New York Road Runners event,” said Peter Ciaccia, president of events for New York Road Runners and race director of the TCS New York City Marathon. “NYRR’s partnership with the Ageo City Marathon continues to improve each year and is one of the many reasons NYRR serves as the world’s premiere community running organization. Having both professional and university athletes from Japan racing the United Airlines NYC Half this year will showcase what NYRR doe...

Full article: http://www.nyrr.org/media-center/press-releases/2017-unit...

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